Monday, December 12, 2011

Downloading Eve Online files overnight

  1. Disable sleep in Power Management preferences.

  2. Go to downloads directory.

    $ cd ~/Downloads
  3. Set commands to run at midnight. Files are taken Eve Online's offline installer download page.

    $ at midnight
    warning: commands will be executed using /bin/sh
    at> wget -c http://content.eveonline.com/323364/EVE_Online_Installer_323364.exe
    at> wget -c http://content.eveonline.com/323364/eveonline_323364_1of2.7z
    at> wget -c http://content.eveonline.com/323364/eveonline_323364_2of2.7z
    at> ^D<EOT>
    job 6 at Tue Dec 13 00:00:00 2011
    
  4. Go to bed!

  5. Re-enable sleep in Power Management preferences.

Note: Ideally would sleep when complete, but doing so probably requires some work with sudo.

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